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Cauvery verdict: Agrarian crisis would worsen, fear ryots in Tamil Nadu

Farmers in Delta region worry that the SC verdict will lead to shrinking of cultivable land in the State which would force many away from agriculture

17 Feb 2018

Idhu Tiruchirappalli Vanoli Nilayam... 80 yrs & counting

Idhu Tiruchirappalli Vanoli Nilayam…the announcement wafting the airwaves ahead of a range of programmes, including news bulletins, is cherished by a large number of listeners in the Delta and adjoining districts. Established on May 16, 1939, AIR, Tiruchirapalli, was the second broadcasting fac

13 Feb 2018

Tamil Nadu: Aide brags of Rs 20 token, former CM Jayalalithaa Jaya’s video, lands TTV Dhinakaran in a soup

A supporter bragging about distribution of money during RK Nagar by-poll and release of Jayalalithaa’s video clip has landed independent MLA TTV Dhinakaran in hot waters.

20 Jan 2018

Celebration time at Raja’s ancestral house

Perhaps the happiest place in the country on Thursday was Raja’s native Velur, a non-descript village 10 km from Perambalur. 

22 Dec 2017

Raja loyalists fly to Delhi, keep fingers crossed

Hundreds of DMK cadre from Perambalur and Ariyalur left for New Delhi on Wednesday, hoping that the CBI special court would give former Union Telecommunication minister A Raja clean chit in the 2G Spe

21 Dec 2017

Udumalaipet honour killing case: Death is a gift, not punishment

As details of the verdict of Udumalaipet honour killing case came through, social media was flooded with posts for and against the sentence.

13 Dec 2017

A colony where hearts beat for film stars

Almost every man, aged 35 years and below, of Market Colony in Cuddalore is a proud, avowed fan of one film personality or the other

26 Nov 2017

In filmy-style chase, cops, public nab 3 murderers

Twenty-five km, more than 10 motorcycles with policemen and a speeding car.

21 Nov 2017

Messy traffic helps cops as rowdies get stuck

The hot chase of a Tamil Nadu police team that was after a runaway gang of murderers ended at Cuddalore Uzhavar Santhai on Monday.

21 Nov 2017

A colony where hearts beat for stars

Almost every man, aged 35 years and below, of this colony is a proud, avowed fan of one film personality or the other; unfinished concrete structures, rundown huts showcase the vigour of celebrations

20 Nov 2017

‘Fan-dom one thing, loyalty to parties another’

Over 95 per cent of the people in Market Colony, where every man is a fan of a film actor, are not in favour of film stars entering politics.

20 Nov 2017

Protest against SDAT’s Pay and Play policy

The decision of Sports Development Authority of Tamil Nadu (SDAT) to charge fees from the users of playfields in the government stadiums has upset the sportspersons and also the public.

25 Oct 2017

Tamil Nadu: Pattali Makkal Katchi drops sword, lion and Veerappan for image makeover

No roaring lions, no blood-dripping swords or sickles, no Veerappan and no communally-charged slogans.

16 Sep 2017

Trial begins: 2003 Tamil Nadu honour killing case 

In 2004, Madras High Court had transferred the case to CBI; 8 witnesses already examined.

31 Aug 2017

Sun stealing ‘wind’ out of thermal plant’s sails in State

As a result of surplus power due to the significant increase in power generation from renewable sources,  thermal power stations, private and public, are facing the heat.

19 Aug 2017